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Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Film about paedophile Limerick priest nominated for an Oscar

A documentary style film about a paedophile priest form Limerick has been nominated for an Oscar.

'Deliver Us From Evil’, directed by Amy Berg shows footage of 60 year old Father Oliver O'Grady ogling young children in Merrion Square and at a Dublin school.

O'Grady originally from Limerick, admits in the film he still gets aroused at the sight of children and showed no remorse for abusing 25 children when he was a parish priest in California.

The film has been nominated in the Best Documentary Feature category along with four others and the winner will be announced Sunday February 25th at the Oscars ceremony.

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